reinstate-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: restore to previous rank or position

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent] REINSTATE NP2[patient[human]]

He made his peace with Queen Mary, who reinstated him as a Knight of the Garter.
Should Pete Rose be reinstated to baseball?
He has been reinstated to the practice of law in New Jersey.

VerbNet: hire-13.5.3
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: reinstate.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: bring back into existence

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent] REINSTATE NP2[patient]

NASA announced that the Dawn mission is being reinstated.
He had himself elected chairman and reinstated peace ond order.
Pat-downs have been reinstated at Tampa stadium.
If the Draft is reinstated, should younger military eligibles be drafted before older men?

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: Cause_to_resume
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2